Chinese citizens in Belgium get help after terrorist attack
Updated: 2016-03-23 15:04
By Fu Jing and Liu Xiaozhuo(chinadaily.com.cn)
Broken windows seen at the scene of explosions at Zaventem airport near Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016. [Photo/Agencies]
The Chinese Embassy in Belgium said all of 56 Chinese citizens delayed, four of them from Taiwan, are now in safety and are being given food and water.
The embassy has received more than 200 calls for help and checked with Chinese tourist groups, companies and students to check for casualties. The embassy asked Chinese to exercise caution if they plan to visit Belgium.
According to the embassy, public transportation in Brussels has been gradually restored but the airports will be closed on Wednesday for further investigation. The Chinese Embassy in Belgium will pay close attention to the situation.
The embassy has urged citizens in Belgium to be careful and to avoid airports and crowded places. Chinese citizens can contact these numbers in case of emergency.
Belgian crisis center: +32-1771/+32-(0)25064711
China Embassy in Belgium: +32-476751182